Program Manager

Job Purpose:

Working for one of the world’s top cyber security companies, your role will be to manage some of the most important and most complex new product and service offerings through their complete development lifecycle. You will drive a variety of product and service programs related to our Managed Threat Response (MTR) organization – with light gates applied to an agile development approach – and with tracking of our main product release programs and cross-team development projects against our broader portfolio plans and roadmaps.


Main Duties:

  • Lead the program management of critical cross-business unit programs
  • Hands on project management to track and report on the status of main product releases in our plan to product and engineering leaders of each product team and to the senior leadership team  
  • Work with engineering leads and managers to ensure that milestones are achieved on time
  • Derive critical path deliverables to identify roadblocks on major programs and help drive to resolution
  • Track and report on a weekly basis key budget metrics as they relate to operational continuity of the Managed Threat Response business unit  
  • Work with peer program managers in other business unites to develop project plans cross-business unit programs
  • Manage program launches by liaising with key stakeholders in other departments to ensure program release readiness
  • Help drive efficiency, quality and on time program delivery that meet required specifications
  • Ensure processes are operated flexibly to optimize our business goals of agility, velocity, quality and balance


Skills & Experience:


  • At least 5 years experience in Program Management in an agile software product development environment
  • Managed projects across multiple global sites
  • Managed multiple simultaneous projects and programs of between 2-18 months duration, from specification to delivery, directly and through project managers
  • Influence and drive Senior Managers to ensure that they deliver on project commitments
  • Reporting to executive level on scheduled and ad hoc basis
  • Tracked project costs and report against operational budget on regular basis
  • Project Management methodologies and tools
  • Tracked project costs and report against operational budget on regular basis


  • Experience in a global software product company ideally in SaaS and Services
  • Experience of the IT Security industry
  • Responsible for the successful delivery of multiple program types, including software and SaaS products
  • Ability to be able to scope out program system requirements to guide and direct the team as to the program objectives
  • Responsible for the successful delivery of multiple program types, including software and SaaS products
  • Worked for a global company in a role that interacts with geographically dispersed departments


Equal Opportunities

Sophos is committed to equality opportunity in all areas of its work. All qualified applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, marital status, race, religion, colour, age, disability or sexual orientation.

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